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Letters: Dec. 20, 1963

Digging the Digger Sir: That was a nice Hanukkah gift you sent us: the cover story on Dr. Nelson Glueck [Dec. 13]. You dug into him as skillfully as he digs...

Books: The Religious Atheist

THE DEATH OF AHASUERUS (118 pp.)—Pär Lagerkvist—Random House ($3.75). Lugging his heavy cross, a convict was toiling up the steep street of Jerusalem that led...

Milestones, Apr. 26, 1971

Born. To James Roosevelt, 63, eldest son of F.D.R., a former U.S. Congressman and currently a business consultant in Switzerland, and his fourth wife, onetime...

Theater: Paper Cutups

It's a Bird . . . It's a Plane . . . It's SUPERMAN is an amiable mediocrity of a musical, capable only of inspiring benign indifference. The characters are paper...

Medicine: Prize Week

Australia's crisp Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, 61, is the ideal scientist: his curiosity continually leads him into new areas of study, and his determination...

Letters, Oct. 11, 1971

B.F. Skinner, Pro and Con Sir: Professor B.F. Skinner [Sept. 20] has put himself on the side of Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor and offers us bread for our...

Letters: Nov. 23, 1962

After the Polls Sir: Kennedy for President in '64. Of course I mean Teddy. With more youth and looks than Jack—and a prettier wife than Jackie—and just as...

Books: Survival in Siberia

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH (160 pp.)—Alexander Solzhenltsyn —Duffon ($3.95). ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH (210 pp.)—Alexander...

People, may 23, 1960

A half-century after Rough Rider Theodore Roosevelt made a year-long safari through Kenya and Uganda, Teddy's grandson Kermit, 44, a vice president of Gulf Oil...

UNITED NATIONS: The Planetary Spirit

UNITED NATIONS The Planetary Spirit As the General Assembly of the United Nations settled down for its 26th session last week, the traditionally...

New Faces: Packaged Tomato

There is a tomato famine in the land. So much time has passed since Hollywood last turned up a really luscious girl that even casting directors are reading...

Environment: Change at the AEC

After ten years as Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, 59, resigned last week to return to the University of California at Berkeley...

Letters: Jan. 20, 1961

Men of the Year Sir: How striking is the similarity between your Men of the Year (1960), the modern scientists, and the early Greek philosophers of 2,500...

New Administration: Open Mind

For a while, the chairmanship of the Atomic Energy Commission seemed to be the most unpopular top-level job in Washington: the AEC chairman must not only...

NORWAY: Put Out Three Flags

"I'll always be a stranger among the people," Knut Hamsun once wrote prophetically. Seven years ago Norway's greatest soth century writer died an outcast, ...

Medicine: The Ultimate Parasite

(See Cover) The millions of invaders are borne in by air or water. Judged by the ordinary signs of life—growth, motion, the need for food—they are dead. One...

Milestones: Dec. 7, 1970

Born. To Alan Bates, 36, handsome star of Georgy Girl, The Fixer and Women in Love, currently playing Hamlet at the Nottingham Playhouse, and Victoria Bates,...

Letters, may 25, 1959

The Tarheel State Sir: Like other enthusiastic Tarheels, I was greatly pleased with your May 4 article recognizing North Carolina's leadership in the South...

Science: Proving the Past

Archaeology once appeared to be the domain of science fictioneers. The digger merely seemed to exercise his imagination in reverse. Instead of forecasting the...

Milestones: Sep. 29, 1967

Born. To Princess Joan of Luxembourg, 32, younger daughter of former Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon, and Prince Charles, younger brother of Grand Duke...